704 East Date Street
Okemah, OK 74859
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Okemah High School serves 236 students in grades 9-12.
Okemah High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oklahoma for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 34%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Oklahoma state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

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Okemah High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oklahoma for:

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School Overview

Okemah High School's student population of 236 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Okemah High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,700 schools in Oklahoma (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Okemah High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (OK)
Overall Testing Rank
#1163 out of 1700 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
16:1
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American Indian
50%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
17%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
43%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in OK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 50%)

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